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    Apples September Event Recap

    Once it was made known that Apple was the owner of the mysterious white building at the Flint Center of Performing Arts, the structure was bombarded by various spectators and remote-controlled drones vying for a chance to see what was hidden beyond the rigid structure. […]

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    Wizard World Chicago 2014 Recap

    This past weekend, Wizard held its largest event ever.  Wizard World Chicago 2014…and 8daysageek was there.  Our Editor-in-Chief and I made the long 315 mile drive to Rosemont, Illinois to partake in the festivities.  We even took some video of our excruciating trip that will […]

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    A Mythbuster Farewell

    Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman dropped a bomb during Thursday night’s episode of the hit Discovery channel show.  Unlike most episodes of the show, this wasn’t a bomb meant to teach us all something about science.  This was a bomb that has some fans up […]

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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [Team Stream]

    App Name: Team Stream Developer: Bleacher Report, Inc. Price: Free App-Aholic Rating: 5/5     We all have a favorite team, a team that we root for, incessantly, throughout the season. Laughing, crying, chewing the tips of our fingers to the bone, and constantly wondering if we are having […]

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    Geek Interview – Victor Gischler

    Recently I had the chance to interview the author of Sally of the Wasteland, Victor Gischler. Dr. G and I go way back, to like the almost 90’s. I first met him at RSU in Oklahoma where he was my creative writing, and then later […]

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    Geek Movie Review – Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Tonight I saw what I’m guessing will be one of the best movies of the Summer, Guardians Of The Galaxy. It’s a space adventure about a bunch of “a-holes” who cause a bunch of chaos in a haphazard attempt at kind of doing good. Filled […]

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    On Set With Four Color Eulogy

      In April I attended Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis and afterwards told you about our friends at Archlight Studios and Pirate Pictures.  Their goal was to film an independent motion picture right here in our hometown entitled Four Color Eulogy.  Thanks to […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – X-Men: Days Of Future Past

     This month at Boomerang Comics in Lewisville we covered the Marvel collection that holds X-Men: Days of Future Past. As you may have noticed from the last review we occasionally theme the graphic novels around popular movies that are coming out (see The Winter Soldier […]

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    Bin Fodder Movie Reviews: Godzilla

    **Mild Spoilers – Nothing Direct**   The King of the Monsters – that is what they once called him.  There was a time in past when Godzilla was more of a spoof character (not specifically talking about the 1998 American version, but that’s certainly part […]

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    Farewell Bob Hoskins

    Film Icon Bob Hoskins passed away today at the age of 71. A spokes person released a statement from his family saying that he had died in a hospital today having been admitted for pneumonia. Hoskins played several iconic roles throughout his career. As Mario Mario […]

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    Wizard World St. Louis Local Artist Spotlight

      Indie films have been a big part of my generation.  Films like Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, Kevin Smith’s Clerks, and Richard Linklater’s Slacker showed us all that success can be had in the movie industry without the backing of the big budget studios.  Whether you like these films or not, […]

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    Top 8 Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis 2014

    It is hard to believe it, but another Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con has come and gone.  This year was AMAZING!  When Wizard announced last year that they would be coming back to the 8daysageek hometown, they didn’t mention they would be bringing one […]

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    Goodbye, Harold

    I had class all day, but logged on social media at lunch to check in and get caught up. And was shocked to see this post on my Facebook Feed: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 2

    Today was day 2 of the Dallas Sci Fi Expo at the Irving Convention Center in Irving Texas. Like I said in my Day 1 review, today was slightly better for the simple fact that it was less crowded. Sure Karen Gillan was gone and the cosplay […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 1

    Today and Tomorrow Comic and Sci-Fi fans get a treat at the Dallas Sci Fi Expo. It’s a convention similar to other comic and sci fi conventions in Irving Texas at the Irving Convention Center, featuring top artists from the comicing world, featured celebrity guests […]

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    Top 8 Character Actors on Television

    It is time once again for an 8daysageek top 8 list!  As regular readers may have recognized, I am a huge fan of television and today’s list will be no exception.  We happen to be right in the heart of “sweeps” ratings season, and I […]

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    My Favorite Albums of 2013

    Let me just start off with this. This is NOT a best of 2013 countdown, nor is it a top ten list. This is an article that discusses my favorite albums of 2013. You see, I believe music to be very personal. What one would […]

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    Geekend Review: Year End Edition

    The year is out like so many years before it. I think we all remember how 1997 left us, and 1996 before that. Crazy times. Now it is time for 2013 to move on down the road to make way for 2014. It’s been a […]

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    Star Wars Episode VII – Release Date Announced

    Well, my good Geeks, today is a good day.  We are one step closer to new Star Wars movies with the official announcement of a release date.  Disney released today that the as-yet untitled Star Wars Episode VII will be released on December 18,2015.  A […]

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    Tom Clancy Dead at 66

    There’s a great urban legend about Tom Clancy in my hometown, the Outer Banks of N.C, where Clancy has had a house in Duck for years. The rumor goes that as soon as The Hunt for Red October came out, he was visited by two […]

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